Helping a sibling
My brother is 58 years old and has never held on to a job very long. He has nothing but a travel trailer that his girlfriend owns set up on land my father owns. He presently lives with our aging parents and works at Walmart. he’s never paid rent or taxes on the land. he’s restless, inappropriate at times, struggles with addictions and claims he has no problems. he doesn’t come to family dinners ( we have a large family) and retreats to his room when family visits mom & dad. My son and I have been diagnosed with ADHD & ADD and I suspect he may struggle with it too. One brother thinks he’s just lazy and I can’t defend him without a diagnosis. He won’t talk about anything personal and won’t take meds for his depression which he was diagnosed with before his first marriage failed. He probably would be homeless if it wasn’t for all the handouts mom & dad have given him. Are we responsible to take care of him after mom and dad pass away. It’s the only thing he;s used to. Is it fair to the other four siblings who have struggled to make their way that he be given more? I need perspective.
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